We’re recruiting! We’re looking for a creative and talented Communications Manager to join our small team in Twickenham, London.
From quiet beginnings, parkrun has grown into a worldwide social movement with community its beating heart.
Committed to breaking down barriers to participation in regular physical activity and bringing communities together, we deliver free, weekly timed events every weekend that people of all ages and backgrounds can participate in – as walkers, runners, volunteers and spectators.
Our mission is to create a healthier and happier planet. Now in our 15th year, parkrun is delivered in nearly 1,700 locations in 20 countries with 415,000 different people having volunteered. We have recorded over 40 million run/walk performances so far with 3.3 million different people having completed a parkrun.
Communication is a critical part of the organisation. The Communications Manager will manage a small team based in Twickenham, South West London, who oversee a range of communication functions including managing the creation and distribution of content across all our digital channels, overseeing social media, press office duties, working with creative agencies, delivering content for our commercial partners and stakeholders, and working with other areas of the business to deliver strategic reports and presentations.
Are you a great communicator, used to juggling deadlines and ready to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting organisation?
If so, check out the application process and job description. Find out more using the following links:
The deadline for applications is 5:00pm on Wednesday 23 January 2019.
parkrun has always been committed to understanding and removing the barriers to taking part in regular physical activity and volunteering. One such area is the menstrual cycle, with recent research revealing that more than 50% of women and girls in the UK have stopped exercising at some point because of this. Dr Georgie Bruinvels, who…
Lara Adams is Event Director at Forest of Dean junior parkrun, which takes place in Coleford, Gloucestershire. Lara tells us more… I became involved with junior parkrun through friends from the athletics club where I am a member. I was invited to join the core team as apparently I appear organised… I think I…